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100 PC Moments
By Bob Denton
Series: PC Pioneer series, PC Pioneers Lite. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: British English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
A 'Lite' version of 'The PC Pioneers' that selects those moments that advanced the development of PCs and the Net. Particularly looking at the 400 innovative individuals, dynamic duos and creative clusters that advanced the art and science of these systems and solutions.
Multiflow Computer: A Start-up Odyssey
By Elizabeth Fisher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,140. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
This story of a computer start-up is centered on Josh Fisher's creation of VLIW architecture and his dream of revolutionizing scientific computing-and his family's living with the excitement as the company emerges as a rising star, then crashes. It is also the story of the group of young scientists who built the computer with joy and esprit de corps-a remarkable adventure for everyone involved.
Reanimation of computer programs
By francois meijer
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 21,490. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer literacy
This book is about making past programmers software available. To use these past efforts a computer program had to be developed. This program is referred to as BASTRAN: BASic TRANsformer. Attention is paid to the history of the programming language "BASIC". Different versions are discussed, also those used on a desktop computer to develop applications for hand-held devices.
A History of Spam: The True Origins of the Stuff In Your Junk
By GadChick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
Viagra for cheap! Your long lost Nigerian friend who wants to make you a millionaire! Refinance your house! Seriously! What is up with all that junk?! Have you ever looked at your junk mail and wondered, “where does it all come from?” And how on Earth did they get your email? And who on Earth actually believes any of it?
Apple vs. Microsoft: The Innovation, The Power, The Epic Nerd Catfight!
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
You can't make billions of dollars without crushing a few people along the way. The origin stories of Apple and Microsoft read at times like a Spanish telenovela--revenge and greed are key plots. For twenty plus years it was a battle between two geniuses--Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. For them, it wasn't about money--it was about innovation and changing the future as we know it.
Architects of Tomorrow, Volume 2
By William Van Winkle
Series: Architects of Tomorrow. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,740. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Web / general
For nearly 10 years, William Van Winkle has interviewed some of the most influential innovators, scientists, entrepreneurs, and luminaries behind today's technologies. In “Architects of Tomorrow, Volume 2,” you'll get inside the minds of Atari founder Nolan Bushnell, Pandora's Tim Westergren, the father of virtual reality, the world's first cyborg, and many more. Prepare to be amazed!